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Outside Sales – Business Development Director

Benchmark Atlanta, GA Full-Time
Competitive Compensation and Benefit Package
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Outside Sales – Business Development Director

Company Overview

Benchmark International is one of the world’s leading merger and acquisitions firms specializing in the sale of mid-market companies. Our typical transactions fall broadly within the $2M to $500M ‘mid-market value range’. With offices throughout the world, we are in touch with all the major acquirers and consolidators who are constantly seeking both on and off market opportunities across all sectors. Our unique and dynamic international offering presents our clients with unparalleled global coverage, allowing them access through our exclusive databases and business intelligence facilities to both international markets and local representation. As a sale-side representative firm, our clients include owner managed businesses, entrepreneurs, financial institutions through to listed public companies.

Job Description

Benchmark International is looking for an experienced and highly driven M&A sales professional. This is a ‘front line’ sales position with a strong emphasis on assisting clients who are looking to exit or grow their business. As a Director you will visit potential clients’ offsite, generally at their place of business, with the goal of bringing them on as a client of Benchmark. Generation of leads and appointment setting are provided for you from our central deal origination team.

The Director role will involve

  • Valuing and assessing the saleability of each potential client’s business
  • Explaining the services of Benchmark International
  • Presenting clients with a variety of exit/growth solutions
  • Contracting with clients to sell their company
  • Negotiating all contract terms and fees
  • Providing our Deal Transaction teams with a completed business engagement package for each signed contract, including financial information
  • Meeting or exceeding all sales and performance goals Business Development Director

Outside Sales – Business Development Director

Job Requirements

As a Director, you must be a highly energetic and passionate individual with a positive and highly motivated ‘can do’ attitude. You must have the strong desire and ambition to succeed in this hugely rewarding industry. It is also vital for your role as a Director that you possess excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills, as well as presentation abilities.

Specific qualification requirements for the Director position include

  • Proven professional sales experience in a Business 2 Business environment
  • Commercial understanding and awareness of business from either running your own business, by having experience in the Mergers & Acquisitions industry or by dealing with businesses at an executive level
  • Ability to influence a client’s buying decisions by presenting the features and benefits of Benchmark International
  • Bachelor’s degree required


Benchmark International offers a competitive compensation and benefit package, which includes the following: On target earnings $200,000, paid training, medical/dental insurance, 401k w/ company match, company paid leave (holidays, vacation), recognition initiatives, team-building outings, career advancement opportunities and more.

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Business Development
Mergers And Acquisitions


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